We are founded on the fundamental principle that the written word is one of the most distinguishing characteristics of all human endeavors. Our aim is to expand and develop creative writing and professional opportunities for writers and to connect the state's writers with others in the literary community and the public at large.
We at West Virginia Writers are saddened to report the passing of former president Terry McNemar, shortly after midnight on August 27. You can read his official obituary HERE. More information on Terry's funeral arrangements can be found on our blog entry about his passing and via our Facebook page.
The anthology collaboration between WV Writers and Woodland Press, Fed From the Blade is now available for purchase.
Edited by former WVW President Cat Pleska, and Woodland Press editor Michael Knost, Fed From the Blade features stories and poems by Sherrell Wigal, G. Cameron Fuller, Kathleen Furbee, Karin Fuller, Llewellyn McKernan, Wilma Stanley Acree, Frank Larnerd, Joshua S. Robinson, Edwina Pendarvis, Diane Tarantini, Mary Lucille DeBerry, Barbara Smith, Belinda Anderson, Ginger Hamilton Caudill, Frances Lucretia Van Scoy, Jason Roth, Christine Roth, Marion R. Kee, Mathilde Hall, Beverly Bisbee, Patricia Hopper Patteson, Susan Sheppard, Lynne Schwartz-Barker, Laura Treacy Bentley, Rob Merritt, Susanna Holstein, John N. Mugaas, and Ethan Fischer.
Purchase it at Woodland Press's website.